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A lovely wine, elegantly styled yet vibrant, with bright aromas of pear, melon and lightly toasted almonds. Balances a rich texture with crisp acidity, ending on a fresh and lively note. Drink now. 8,400 cases made. Smart Buys. From California. —James Laube
Subtle aromas of peaches, honey and limes. Medium- to full-bodied, with dried fruit and a lively, fresh aftertaste. Delicious. Always one of the best Soaves. Drink now. 20,830 cases made. Smart Buys. From Italy. —James Suckling
With a great nose of freshly cut herbs, this rich yet racy version is dominated by its grassy streak, but offers plenty of lemon peel, floral and mineral notes as well. Great, crackling finish. Drink now through 2006. 4,540 cases made. Highly Recommended. —James Molesworth
Pretty floral scents, with ripe, juicy apple, pear, honeydew melon and spicy, toasty oak. Rich and balanced, sharply focused, with a dash of nutmeg and hazelnut, giving it an added flavor dimension. Drink now through 2009. 900 cases made. Smart Buys. From —James Laube
Lovely fruit here -- pear and quince -- with bracing chalk and lime notes underneath. Fine cut on the finish, where the appellation's textbook grassy edge emerges. Drink now through 2005. 3,000 cases made. Smart Buys. From France. —James Molesworth
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